Outerbridge Horsey, a U.S. Senator from Delaware from 1810 until 1821, signed a manumission deed on November 11, 1812, which freed 14 slaves over the course of 30 years. The slaves had been the property of Eliza Lee, whom Horsey married on April 16, 1812. (For more information, see: Peter J. DePuydt, “Free at Last, Someday: Senator Outerbridge Horsey and Manumission in the Nineteenth Century,” Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies 76 (Spring 2009), 164-178.) Topics: Slavery--Washington (D.C.), Slaves--Emancipation--Washington (D.C.), African Americans, Outerbridge...
Anthropologist Margaret Mead speaking at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, on October 5, 1972. (Note: File El43_no14 is Margaret Mead's presentation, while files El43_no_13_1-2 and O3_El43_No13_3 are from her news conference.) Topics: Anthropology, High Library, Elizabethtown College, Margaret Mead
Minutes of the Yearly Meeting in Indiana 1845. These are the minutes of the regularly-scheduled annual meeting held May 9-10, 1845 at the home of Daniel Bernhart near Roanoke, VA. Provided by High Library at Elizabethtown College. Topics: Brethren, Annual Meeting, Minutes
Minutes of a special, called meeting on September 26, 1845 in Elkhart County, Indiana at the home of Jacob Studebaker (printed as "Studybaker" in these minutes). This meeting was not the traditional annual meeting held at Pentecost. Printed in German. Provided by High Library at Elizabethtown College. Topics: Brethren, Annual Meeting, Minutes, Annual Meeting, Minutes